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Ain’t Misbehavin’: 9 Elements of an Ethical Workplace Culture

September 27, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Have you ever witnessed a coworker doing something unethical—or worse, illegal—on the job? 51% of employees in large companies claim they have, according to a National Business Ethics Survey. Common forms of workplace misconduct include theft (of...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

Geofencing: Why You Need it For Your Distributed Workforce

September 20, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

You may have a nodding acquaintance with the word “geofencing,” without really knowing how it works. But if you manage a mobile or distributed workforce, it’s in your company’s best interest to learn. Because this oddly-named technology—when...

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Filed Under: Time Tracking

Employee Compensation: The Less You Make, The More It Matters

September 13, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

When it comes to employee compensation, can money buy love—i.e., job satisfaction?

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

Beyond the Buzzword: Is Your Company Culture a Help or Hindrance?

September 05, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

You can’t get very far in HR circles without bumping into the term “company culture”—and there’s a good reason for that. More than a buzzword, in competitive markets, your company culture can either give you an edge or edge you out of the...

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Oh No, Not That: Managing HR Software Transitions

August 23, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Want to spark fear into the collective heart of an entire workforce? Just say these five words: “we’re getting new HR software.” Then, stand back as panic ensues.

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

EPAY Systems CEO, Frank Ruffolo, named to top 50 SaaS CEOs list

August 22, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

CHICAGO – EPAY Systems' CEO Frank Ruffolo has been named as one of the top 50 SaaS CEOs in the country according to The SaaS Report. And it’s easy to see why, in less than a decade he has grown a small, SaaS-based, niche time and attendance...

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Filed Under: EPAY News

What Makes a Good Manager When You Have a Distributed Workforce?

August 16, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Who’s managing your managers? It’s a serious question, because when it comes to day-to-day company leadership, your frontline managers play a key role in the success of your business— especially when you operate a distributed workforce. When...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

Mental Health in the Workplace: Yes, It’s Your Business

August 07, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Depression…anxiety…panic attacks…substance abuse. Despite ongoing initiatives to remove the stigma associated with mental illness, these words retain the power to make many of us squirm. Mental health remains a delicate subject in many circles,...

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How Well Do You Connect with Your Multilingual Workforce?

July 26, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

One of the largest growing challenges facing U.S. employers is how to best manage multilingual employees, especially when it comes to the hourly, blue-collar workforce.

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

Recruiting Hourly Workers in a Gig Economy

July 24, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

These days, employers are hustling to adapt their recruiting and HR practices to fit the exploding gig economy. After all, the gig-oriented workforce—i.e., temporary workers, staffing employees, contingent workers, contract employees—has grown by...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Workforce Management